6 Materials
4 Hours

Check out this GORGEOUS stenciled tropical wall we created for under $95! Yes, you read that right. Get this Tropical Wall design using our . This simple DIY project is an inexpensive way to add the ultimate wow factor to a room. Ditch the pricey wall paper with this trending stencil alternative!

stencil a tropical wall for under 95
stencil a tropical wall for under 95

For our tropical wall Erika used two separate stencil kits. The first is the , PIY Chalk Powder, and spray adhesive

stencil a tropical wall for under 95

Apply Sticky Note Spray adhesive to the back of the . Then, for extra strength we also recommend adding blue painters tape to each side of the stencil before taping to the wall!

stencil a tropical wall for under 95

Take the  and roll on the first paint color. Be sure to apply paint thoroughly on the entire roller including the edges. Then take roller and roll off all excess paint that could produce bleeding when painting over the stencil.

stencil a tropical wall for under 95

Time to stencil! The beauty about the  is that their are several size stencils to use. To create the tropical wall design, you can place each stencil at random along to wall to cover it entirely. No wall will ever be the same!

stencil a tropical wall for under 95

You can begin to paint over the wall stencils using the ! You can designate a specific color each individual wall stencil to make it easier when placing the stencils around the wall. This will help spread out the colors instead of having too many Navajo white stencils in a clump! Use a light pressure when rolling. You can always go back an add several layers.

stencil a tropical wall for under 95

Again, the beauty about this design is that you can have a palm fronds stencil, and bermuda breeze stencil overlap at random! It gives a great wall mural design.

stencil a tropical wall for under 95

Notice above how when overlapping the stencils the darker green peaks through. The light green is basically translucent.  (PRO TIP: You can apply the PIY Chalk Powder to the paint for better coverage when using multiple colors!)

stencil a tropical wall for under 95

As you work along your tropical wall, continue placing and overlapping the  stencils to cover any bare spots. You can make it as busy or as simple as you’d like, depending on the room!

stencil a tropical wall for under 95

We are all so excited to show you Erika’s Tropical Wall! We cannot believe that this was done using stencils. Save money and time doing it this way, rather than spending a fortune on wallpaper and hours applying it to walls. This tropical palm fronds trend is perfect for summer too!

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  • Joanie
    on Jul 27, 2018

    I seen on the Hallmark channel......Home & Family.....they are pushin' these fronds, from Palms or Ferns, to make a Tropical look. They are Trendy now and you did a great job.!! They look very pretty.

  • Judy
    on Aug 2, 2018

    So professional looking! Will have to try this for sure!

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